USB-8COMi-RM USB to Octal RS-232/422/485 Adapter
- Rack-mountable, with rack ears kit
- Metal case with DIN-Rail
- Built-in switching power supply
- External DIP switch for mode selection
Converts a USB port into 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 serial ports capable of speeds up to 921,600 bps (many of the adapters top out at 230,400 bps. The adapters which support up to 921,600 bps will indicate so in the product description).
These USB Serial Adapters are designed to make serial port expansion quick and simple. Connecting to a USB port on your computer or USB hub, the USB Serial Adapters instantly add serial communication ports to your system. By taking advantage of the USB bus, the USB Serial Adapter makes it easier than ever to add serial ports and serial devices to your system with easy plug-and-play and hot plug features. Plugging the USB Serial Adapter to the USB port, the adapter is automatically detected. There are no IRQ & COM port conflicts since the port doesn't require any additional IRQ, DMA, or memory as resources on the system.
The USB Serial Adapter provides instant connectivity with modems, ISDN TAs, PDS, handheld & pocket PCs, digital cameras, POS, serial printers, etc. It is suitable for remote access, retail and industrial applications, data collection and other applications requiring a high speed serial communications port.
Features & Specifications:
The USB-COM series items support Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Apple MAC OS8 or higher, Linux 2.4.0 and later, OpenBSD 2.9 and later & FreeBSD 4.7 and later. Drivers for the Windows operating systems are included on a CD-ROM disc. The latest versions of the Windows drivers as well as the drivers for Apple OS8/OS9/OSX, & Windows CE.NET (version 4.2 or greater) can be downloaded from http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/FT232-FT245Drivers.htm.
- · Easy plug-and-play installation
- · Installed as a standard COM port
- · Full modem control signals & data signals supported
- · Serial port speed up to 230,400 bps or 921,600 bps depending on the model.
- · 384 byte receive / 128 byte transmit buffering.
- · USB cable included
Linux, OpenBSD and FreeBSD support the adapters directly, so no driver is necessary.